Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Anigrel was as fair as Lycaelon was dark, and many decades younger than his master, but both men bore the unmistakable stamp of Mage breeding: the narrow saturnine features, high forehead, and slender, long-boned build that set them apart from ordinary men.

    Tran Siberian

  • Like many tall men, Naldo did not take to other members of his sex who were short of stature; particularly one of his own family, for the males were normally very long-boned.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • They had sons about them who were tall, long-boned, fine-looking and with one distinct!

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • He wore his grimy red silk underarmor, and his long-boned feet were bare.


  • Frank and his wife, June Leaf, at 78 a long-boned, large-eyed woman, needed to collect themselves.

    Robert Frank's Unsentimental Journey

  • Valentine took the dagger in his big, long-boned hand and examined it.

    The Mortal Instruments: Book One: City of Bones

  • I encountered, years ago, somebody who looked pretty Celtic to me, green eyes, red hair, fair skin, long-boned.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Conflicting Rationales for Affirmative Action in Higher Education:

  • Though only eighteen pounds, my legs are long-boned and lazy.

    Archive 2006-07-16

  • His hair was lighter than hers, but he was tall and long-boned, as she was, with the same fine dry skin; his eyes were like hers, greenish-blue and almond-shaped, with the right and left sockets set at slightly different angles.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • Elwood Sefton was one of those long-boned, lean New Englanders who seem old even when they are young, so that it is difficult to guess at their age.

    Beacon Street Mourning


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.